Engineers caught red-handed taking bribe

Four engineers of the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) were caught red-handed by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) while accepting a bribe of Rs 4.5 lakh.

The accused, identified as Mahishi, Suryavanshi, Dighavakar and Patkar, were booked under sections 7 and 12 of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

An interior designer had filed a complaint against the four engineers alleging that they demanded a bribe of Rs 6 lakh but after negotiation, the amount was lowered to Rs 4.5 lakh.

Further investigation in the matter is underway.

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